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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 121

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.40 g, 12h). Struck circa 450-440 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 121.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.40 g, 12h). Struck circa 450-440 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, single-pendant earring, and necklace; ΣVRAKOΣI-ON and four dolphins around. Boehringer Series XVI, 563 (V284/R385E); HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 182 (same dies); BMC 97 (same dies); Hirsch 574 (same obv. die). Toned, obverse slightly off center. EF.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Deyo Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 90, 23 May 2012), lot 361, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, 15 September 2000.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.